The Director General, Kogi State Government House who is also a political leader in Agassa, Hon. Shaibu Oricha Umar, commends the Nigeria Erosion Watershed and Management Project (NEWMAP) for organizing this kind of auspicious tournament in his community.
The DG Government House hails the State coordinator of Newmap, Barr. Ladi Ahmed Jatto and (NBHH Nigeria Ltd) the co-sponsor of this wonderful occasion as he described the tournament as an avenue to bring the youths together in fostering a diverse unity amongst them.
The community Chairman of Agassa who also doubles as the planning committee chairman of the event, Mall. Hussein Suleiman, hails Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello for turning their Community into a small London of development as almost all road in Agassa down to Ahache are now tarred.
He further commended the organizer of this tournament as he said this will go a long way in addressing social vices and restiveness among the youths of his community, as he hope this kind of tournament will now be a continuous thing in his community.
“In the recent time now we all have witnessed the EndSARS protest across the country, covid-19 pandemic and as such the youths need something that can bring them together again in one voice as a united family and we all know the role sports generally plays in unifying the youths” she said.
Engr. Paul who further described sports as a unifying factor said this tournament will go a long way in projecting Agassa to the world.
The DG Government House, Hon. Shaibu Oricha Umar also charged the participating team to prepare for the upcoming Governor’s cup that will be hosted in the state as he have confidence that the youth of Agassa have all the qualities needed to win the tournament.
Alh. Musa Asugbo, the community leader of Agassa/Ahache, who made the closing remarks, commended Gov. Yahaya Adoza Bello for his developmental stride and pray God bless him always he also prayed for all the people that works for the success of the development of Agassa/Ahache community.